The MV teachers
Hannah trained at both Roehampton University (BA) Hons, with a Scholarship and The Arts Educational School, London. She began teaching Dance and Drama professionally at the age of 16. Choreography is a particular area of interest and over the years Hannah has created pieces which have won and placed in competitions both regionally and nationally.
Prior to establishing MV Academy, Hannah was Head of Dance at Ibstock Place School in Roehampton. She has also worked as a Dancer in a variety of shows including the Medieval Banquet in central London.
Alongside running the Academy Hannah works as a freelance choreographer, director, performer and teaches in various schools across SW London.
Qualifications: BA (Hons) Dance, Roehampton University (Scholarship)
Member of the British Ballet Organisation.
Diploma in Musical Theatre (Arts Educational)
First Aid Training.
EXT Level 6 Diploma in Teaching. (BA Hons equivalent)
Abigail trained at KS Dance Ltd where she gained her National Diploma in Dance as well as her DDE Teaching qualifications in Ballet, ISTD Modern Theatre and ISTD Tap. She is fully qualified to enter pupils for all ISTD examinations.
She has travelled internationally with Spirit of the Dance and toured arenas in Israel with Israeli X Factor winners Omer and Moshe. Most recently she has worked on Harry Hill’s Tea Time as a Dancer. Abi still Dances professionally when she's not teaching the wonderful MV pupils.
Member of the ISTD
DDI and DDE Teaching Qualifications in Ballet, Modern and Tap
Steven is a regular tutor at The BRIT School in Croydon which involves Musically Directing as well as taking classes such as audition technique, acting through song and ensemble singing.
MD Credits include: Annie (Nomad Theatre); Cinderella (Broadway Theatre, Catford); Sleeping Beauty (Broadway Theatre, Catford); Seussical The Musical (Ashcroft Theatre & Stagedoor Manor); All Shook Up (Ashcroft Theatre & Chequer Mead Theatre); The Wedding Singer (Ashcroft Theatre & London Oratory School Theatre); Little Shop Of Horrors (Fairfield Halls); Annie (Nomad Theatre, Academy Arts); Pandemonium (Nomad Theatre); Shake Ripple & Roll (Nomad Theatre); The Likes Of Us (Nomad Theatre); Bugsy Malone (Nomad Theatre); The Wiz (Barn Theatre & Broxbourne Civic Hall); Guys And Dolls (London Oratory School Theatre); A, My Name Is Alice (Stagedoor Manor); Rent (Nomad Theatre & Secombe Theatre, Sutton); Chess (Barn Theatre, Oxted); Into The Woods (Broxbourne Civic Hall); Aladdin Jnr (Broxbourne Civic Hall); The Drowsy Chaperone (Putney Arts Theatre); Loserville (Putney Arts Theatre); Parade (Putney Arts Theatre); Curtains (BRIT School); Sister Act (Putney Arts Theatre); Hairspray (Rhoda McGaw Theatre); Dick Whittington (Wilton’s Music Hall); Crazy For You (BRIT School); Urinetown (Charles Cryer Theatre); Betty Blue Eyes (Putney Arts Theatre); Legally Blonde (Putney Arts Theatre); Sister Act (Barn Theeatre); Mother Goose (Wilton’s Music Hall); Return To The Forbidden Planet (WODS); Thoroughly Modern Millie (BRIT School)
BMus (Hons) Music, Surrey